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June 23, 1752 During the last meeting of the Trustees A deed of reconveyance is issued that returns control of Georgia to the crown.
June 23, 1782 General "Mad" Anthony Wayne intercepts a large force of Creek Indians attempting to relieve the British in Savannah. Unknown to General Wayne, he kills Creek Chief Emistesigo (leader of the tribe).
  City of Savannah, Georgia
  Creek Indians
  'Mad' Anthony Wayne
  Georgia and the American Revolution
June 23, 1891 First electric streetcar appears in Athens, Georgia
June 23, 1923 Carving begins on Stone Mountain
  Stone Mountain
  John Gutzon de la Mothe Borglum
June 23, 1928 Lookout Mountain Hotel, also known as the Castle in the Clouds, opens on Lookout Mountain in Georgia.
  Lookout Mountain
June 23, 1948 West Germany begins printing their own currency.
  General Lucius D. Clay
June 23, 1952 Donald Hollowell, Constance Baker Motley and Austin Thomas Walden file suit in Atlanta federal court to allow Horace Ward into the University of Georgia Law School
  Donald L. Hollowell
June 23, 1980 Aaron Wyche, 10, is added to the list of Atlanta Child Murders
  Atlanta Child Murders
June 23, 1983 A bad night for Millhaven
  A bad night for Millhaven
June 23, 1993 Fire destroys 4-Way Lunch in Cartersville.
June 23, 2000 Hearndon House, Atlanta, dedicated a National Historic Landmark
June 23, 2003 Maynard Jackson dies, Washington, D. C.
June 23, 2006 Late in the day, City of Atlanta officials announced that a deal has been struck to purchase the Martin Luther King Jr. Papers for $32 million. The papers were scheduled to be auctioned at Sotheby’s on June 30.
  Martin Luther King
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